Mexican Chicken Casserole

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Recipe by jcgaunett

This is an easy-to-make southwest chicken dish you can serve on a week night or is good enough for company. You can use healthy ingredients and make it as spicy as you like.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut up chicken into two-inch cubes or so.
  2. In a heavy skillet, saute chicken in oil over medium heat until it starts to brown but not cooked through (about 3-4 minutes).
  3. Add garlic, onions, and peppers and saute 2-3 more minutes.
  4. Add enchilada sauce, canned tomatoes, cumin, chili powder, and optional beans.
  5. Cook over medium low heat for 15 minutes until bubbly and sauce begins to thicken. Sauce will be pretty thin.
  6. Spray an 8x8 baking pan with oil and line pan with corn tortillas.
  7. Top with 1/3 sauce and cheese.
  8. Top with a second layer of tortillas, 1/3 sauce, and cheese.
  9. Repeat ending in a layer of sauce and cheese.
  10. Place in oven and heat until bubbly (about 15 minutes). Let stand for 5 minutes. Slice into portions and serve hot.

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